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Palo Alto Networks Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls for the Ninth Consecutive Time


SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, today announced that the company has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant® for Network Firewalls report by Gartner Inc. It was positioned furthest to the right for completeness of vision and highest for ability to execute among the 17 vendors evaluated. This marks the ninth consecutive time that Palo Alto Networks has been named a Leader in the report.

The Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls evaluates vendors' ability to execute as well as the completeness of their vision. Palo Alto Networks' continuing commitment to innovation and customer success has again helped the company earn the Leader position.

"We're honored that Gartner has recognized us as a Leader in nine consecutive Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls reports," said Anand Oswal, senior vice president and general manager at Palo Alto Networks. "We have continued to innovate over the past year to deliver a unique approach to cybersecurity. With the industry's first ML-Powered Next-Generation Firewall and the 70+ new capabilities in PAN-OS 10.0 that we recently introduced, we leverage machine learning to proactively stop unknown threats, secure IoT devices and reduce errors with automatic policy recommendations."

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About Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future with technology that is transforming the way people and organizations operate. Our mission is to be the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. We help address the world's greatest security challenges with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, analytics, automation, and orchestration. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, we are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. For more information, visit

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